Whenever you go to the beach, it’s common to bring a lot of stuff with you, including a bulky, awkward blanket that inevitably ends up sticky and sandy. Or you did. Thanks to modern textiles and design, pocket blankets now fit in the palm of your hand and can hang off your belt or your bag with ease. Better yet, these pocket blankets are great for the beach and beyond. Take them anywhere you’re planning to enjoy the great outdoors. Here’s how to ditch that giant, cumbersome blanket for good.